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2017 in review

So, the end of January 2018 is not too late to review 2017, right? Once again, it has been over twelve months since my last blog post, but here is my year in review in one easy-to-access place… PhD I’m … Continue reading

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2015 in review

So, what have I been up to this year?  It has been an eventful time for me as a writer, and doing an annual round-up is a good excuse to look back on it all… One of the highlights was my trip … Continue reading

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Poems for Peace launch and Poetry to Go

Friday 10th April saw the long-awaited launch of Poems for Peace, an anthology of poems by writers in the East Anglian area (and beyond), “inspired by the futility of war throughout the ages” [from the jacket], edited by the 2014 Fenland … Continue reading

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Ely Writers’ Day, Dylan Thomas at the Stained Glass Museum, and the Fenland Poet Laureate Awards

In last week’s epic blog post, I managed to miss a couple of things out, so I’ll account for them here: On Saturday 21st March, I attended the Writers’ Day at Ely Library, organized by Rosemary Westwell.  I had been … Continue reading

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Three glorious months…

It’s been a busy start to the year, so I’ll have to bring you up to speed very briefly! So far I’ve performed at the friendly folk afternoon, Slack Space in Colchester, and featured at Silence Found a Tongue at Waterloo, … Continue reading

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A new year’s look at the old…

I’m sorry for the lack of updates to my blog for some time – one of my New Year’s resolutions is to keep it more up to date in 2015. However, this does seem like a good time to take … Continue reading

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Allographic gig, the return of Pimms and Poetry and the NaPoWriMo finale

And we are through the tape!  NaPoWriMo 2014 is over, and I can give my overworked poetry brain a rest for a bit.  It has been tremendous fun taking part in the poem-a-day challenge for the month of April along … Continue reading

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Fenland Poet Laureate latest, Ariadne’s Thread issue launch, NaPoWriMo and publication news

Hmm, that’s a post title of someone who needs to update her blog more frequently… So much to report, hard to know where to start! My poetry pamphlet collection, Fur, Feather and Fen, is doing well – over half the copies … Continue reading

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Fenland Poet Laureate 2014 competition and Fen Speak Wisbech

  On 20th November, Leanne and I had the pleasure of hosting another evening of fantastic spoken word, this time in the atmospheric surroundings of the Wisbech and Fenland Museum library!  Nearly 20 performers, both local and from such distant places … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Cabaret and other news

Last week I had my debut appearance at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival as one of the cast of Other Voices: Spoken Word Cabaret.  I was very excited to be there, knowing what illustrious performance poets I would be appearing with, … Continue reading

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